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Practice areas


  1. Juvenile: 60%
    10 years, 500 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    10 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 10%
    500 cases
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    10 years, 500 cases


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Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Robert L. Keates

    Endorsement: I worked with Mr. Williams as a public defender handling criminal matters in CA. He has the experience and professionalism that transcends jurisdiction and I would gladly refer a client to him. I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Robert Keates DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    Ryan is one of the sharpest criminal defense attorneys I know. I first worked with Ryan while I was a prosecutor and he was a public defender. We were opposing counsel, adversaries! Even in that situation, it was clear how Ryan would go the extra mile for his client's. Ryan genuinely cared about all his client's and was the utmost professional. I then had the privilege to work side by side with Ryan as a fellow colleague in the Anaheim City Attorney's Office. While working with Ryan, I would consult him on most of my cases, he has a brilliant brain. Ryan has the rare ability to take a complicated case and focus on the most essential issue(s). I have seen Ryan break a complex case down and simplify the legal and factual issues for a jury. Ryan also has people skills like no other, Ryan is authentic and funny! He absolutely has been the best co-worker I have had during my 16 years of practicing law. I am a better attorney because of Ryan. He has my utmost respect.


    Erika Becker Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of Ryan M. Williams

P.O. Box 503
Placentia, CA, 92871


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Excellence for the Future AwardThe Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Solo PractitionerThe Law Offices of Ryan M. Williams2012 - Present
Deputy City AttorneyAnaheim City Attorney - Criminal Prosecution2011 - 2012
Deputy Public Defender IIIOrange County Office Of The Public Defender2008 - 2010
Associate AttorneyThe Kavinoky Law Firm2007 - 2008
Deputy Public DefenderOrange County Public Defender2006 - 2007
AssociateWilliams & Williams2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Public Defenders AssociationMember2007 - 2010
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. LlamasNot Guilty -- All Counts
In the Matter of Martin H., a MinorCharge not sustained (acquitted after bench trial).
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A